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Torquay

popular with younger students and the place to be if you want to combine learning English with a full activity and excursion programme.

Students have the opportunity to go on:

  • •Sightseeing trips, boat trips
  • •Take part in sports - beach volley ball, football, rounders
  • •For young students, we organise - alcohol-free disco evenings, cinema, bowling and laser games
  • •Older students will enjoy visits to typical British Pubs, local live music
  • •In Torquay, an activity and excursion program is included in the price of the Holiday and Intensive courses for young persons
  • • The special 2 week English language course for adults, includes extra excursions instead of the sports activities and a special social program

Torquay 2 week Standard Programme
Sunday

Arrive Torquay INTRODUCTION TO HOST FAMILIES and an opportunity to settle into the English ‘way of life’

Monday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 ASSESSMENT TEST & LESSONS
  • • Afternoon Activity: GUIDED WALKING TOUR of Torquay town centre, harbour and beach
Tuesday
  • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • Afternoon Activity: SPORTS
  • • Evening Activity: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DISCO
Wednesday
  • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • Afternoon Activity: Boat trip across Torbay to BRIXHAM
  • • Evening Activity: Optional CINEMA visit
Thursday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • Afternoon Activity: SPORTS
  • • Evening Activity: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DISCO
Friday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • Afternoon Activity: SWIMMING or CRAZY GOLF
Saturday
  • • Full day excursion to DARTMOOR & PLYMOUTH
Sunday
  • • ‘WALKING RALLY’ Answer questions about Torquay with prizes for the best answers
  • • Optional PAINT BALL game
Monday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • Afternoon Activity: SPORTS
  • • Evening Activity: BEACH BARBECUE
Tuesday
  • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • Afternoon Activity: Walk to the village of COCKINGTON
  • • Evening Activity: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DISCO
Wednesday
  • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • Afternoon Activity: Excursion to the Roman City of EXETER
  • • Evening Activity: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DISCO
Thursday
  • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • Afternoon Activity: TENNIS or SWIMMING
  • • Optional Activity: PIZZA MEAL at a local restaurant
Friday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS Presentation of Certificates
  • • Afternoon Activity: BEACH GAMES or Free time for ‘last minute’ shopping
Saturday
  • • Depart Torquay
Torquay 2 week Intensive Course Programme
Sunday

Arrive Torquay INTRODUCTION TO HOST FAMILIES and an opportunity to settle into the English ‘way of life’

Monday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 ASSESSMENT TEST & LESSONS
  • • 13:15 - 14:45 & 15:00 - 16:30 LESSONS
Tuesday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • 13:15 - 14:45 & 15:00 - 16:30 LESSONS
  • • Evening Activity: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DISCO
Wednesday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • 13:15 - 14:45 & 15:00 - 16:30 LESSONS
  • • Evening Activity: Optional CINEMA visit
Thursday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • 13:15 - 14:45 & 15:00 - 16:30 LESSONS
  • • Evening Activity: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DISCO
Friday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • 13:15 - 14:45 & 15:00 - 16:30 LESSONS
Saturday
  • • Full day excursion to DARTMOOR & PLYMOUTH
Sunday
  • • ‘WALKING RALLY’ Answer questions about Torquay with prizes for the best answers
  • • Optional PAINT BALL game
Monday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • 13:15 - 14:45 & 15:00 - 16:30 LESSONS
  • • Evening Activity: BEACH BARBECUE
Tuesday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • 13:15 - 14:45 & 15:00 - 16:30 LESSONS
  • • Evening Activity: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DISCO
Wednesday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • 13:15 - 14:45 & 15:00 - 16:30 LESSONS
  • • Evening Activity: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DISCO
Thursday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • 13:15 - 14:45 & 15:00 - 16:30 LESSONS
  • • Optional Activity: PIZZA MEAL at a local restaurant
Friday
  • • 09:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 LESSONS
  • • 13:15 - 14:45 & 15:00 - 16:30 LESSONS
Saturday
  • • Depart Torquay

Oxford

In Oxford excursions, sports and social activities are available to students, free of charge or at a small additional cost.

Information regarding the activity program is updated on a regular basis on the school notice boards.

Oxford Activity Programme
  • •Every Thursday evening, students and some of the staff meet in a city centre pub for Pub Nights
  • •There are barbecues, orientation tours of the city, quiz competitions against other schools,
  • •Football, parties and trips to the theatre and cinema.
  • •All of the activities are designed to be low-cost.

At weekends the school offers cheap one-day excursions to places like London, Bath, Stratford-upon-Avon, Brighton and Cambridge.

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